Dec 10, 2023
Heritage University: Student Learning Outcomes
- Knowledge of the Physical World and of Human Cultures
- Students possess the knowledge of the physical world and scientific methodology necessary to engage in informed discussions regarding currently relevant issues in science and society.
- Students explain contributions and impacts of, as well as the connections among, history, the arts, social sciences, and cultural elements such as religion, philosophy, and literature.
- Intellectual and Practical Skills
- Students employ the appropriate methods to find, evaluate, produce, share, and use information.
- Students ask questions, demonstrate their ability to think systematically, and answer their questions by analyzing literature or conducting investigations.
- Students demonstrate communication skills in one or more areas including reading, writing, speaking, listening, and use of visual media in a variety of contexts.
- Students construct valid and sound arguments.
- Students demonstrate the mathematical and technological knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in their disciplines and to contribute to their communities and to society.
- Students express themselves creatively through experience in the arts.
- Personal and Social Responsibility
- Students demonstrate increasing emotional competence, self-awareness, and resilience to maintain a sense of well-being.
- Students interpret and explain issues impacting society, including issues of sustainability and justice.
- Students demonstrate knowledge of the interconnections among ecological, social, and economic systems.
- Students respect, with dignity, the similarities and differences among people with whom they live and work.
- Integrative and Applied Learning
- Students synthesize and apply the knowledge and skills gained through their university experience in the contexts of their fields [to be achieved by the time the baccalaureate is completed].
- Students apply personal and social responsibility outside the campus community.
- Students exhibit personal, professional, and academic ethics.
General University Course Requirements
Mathematics: 3-5 credits
- Any college-level mathematics course or SOC 220
Two Laboratory Science Courses: 7-9 credits
- Laboratory Science 1 - 4 credits
- Laboratory Science 2 (a second college-level mathematics course may be substituted) - 3-5 credits
Two Fine Arts Courses (Visual and Performing): 6 credits
- Visual Art (Choose One): , , , , , , , , , , , or
- Performing Art (Choose One): , , , , , or
Humanities/Social Science Electives: 6-8 credits
Select any combination of two courses from the following groups:
- World Language
- Social Sciences (PSY, SOC, ECON, or POSC)
- History (college-level and excluding HIS102W requirement)
Global Humanities Course: 3 credits
Select one of the following:
Technology: 3-4 credits
Select one of the following:
* A minimum grade of C is required to meet this GUCR.